Coffee farmers in Ethiopia say climate change and low prices have made it difficult for them to depend on coffee in recent years and as a result many of them in the southern Oromia region are turning to khat instead. As Sonia Legg reports, the narcotic – a flowering plant, native to east Africa – is illegal to chew in many countries but not in the Horn of Africa, where it is an increasingly profitable option for farmers.
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